Why North Wales is a great place to live


North Wales, a bastion of fantastic scenery, natural views, friendly people and classic Welsh culture. many people decide to get themselves a holiday home in North Wales or even apartments for sale Colwyn Bay.

Llandudno was named the happiest town in Wales to live, the stunning scenery, combined with an enjoyable lifestyle, fresh ocean air and easy access to the national parks, as well as fast transition to the expressway, with the big cities of Manchester and Liverpool only a little drive away.


Snowdonia National Park is home to some fantastic mountains, centred in Gwynedd which is the heart of North Wales, the rising and rolling mountains with some fantastic glistening blue lakes and green grass covered plains. In the winter the mountains turn ivory with a dusting of winter snow, which really highlights the crags and peaks of this wondrous landscape.


The western isle of Anglesey is a famous location for being the home of many wonderful ocean seascapes, surrounded on all sides by the Irish sea, and separated from mainland Britannia by only the Menai Strait which fluctuates with the tide. Anglesey’s long-celebrated maritime culture means that it is home to many magnificent lighthouses, including Ty Mawr, a stunning white lighthouse which stands on the shores of Ynys Llandwyn, The Isle of Lovers. Another fantastic lighthouse is South Stack Lighthouse, which stands on an island jutting from Anglesey’s North Western edge.

Llyn Peninsula

The Llyn Peninsula is a wonderful area of North Wales, it resembles an arm extending far into the Irish sea towards Ireland with a small island of Ynys Enlli (Bardsey Island). The perceived remoteness of the peninsula from urban life as meant that the location has a reputation and an unspoilt location for tourists and holiday home owners. It is the home of the Llyn breed of shed a hardy and prolific breed that is very prominent throughout the country thanks to the sheep’s hardy and mothering nature. The Llyn is famous for its gorgeous resort towns such as Pwllheli, Abersoch and much more.


Conwy is the county of which you can find many wonderful seaside resorts, such as Llandudno, Colwyn Bay and the eponymous walled castle town of Conwy. Conwy is one of North Wales’ fantastic Castles. Did you know Wales has more castles per square mile than any other? This includes castles built by the Welsh themselves, as well as their enemies.

So, if you enjoy any of the above, be it mountains, amazing views, oceanic seascapes, ancient buildings and medieval fortresses, then Wales is certainly the right location for you. North Wales attracts so many people to come and visit the area. Some just come for holidays, others get themselves holiday homes for sale north wales or property on the beach and others decide to pack up shop and move here for life. That’s the kind of place North Wales is – a peaceful and quiet location full of wonder and magic.

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